Diary of John Henry Asendorf

Thursday, September 29th, 1898

a splendid rain during the Night Co C is on Guard at the prison the Insurgent are having a big day about 30 Miles north of this City (on the Railroad) it is estimared that about 25000 to 30000 Philipinos attented Sergt Martin and Debolt got permiss to attend besides a great many Amerikan ar invitet Christopher Baird Kennedy Miller Twist Daugherty Curry Jno and R Sparks are on the Sick List

A splendid rain during the night. Company C is on guard at the prison. The insurgents are having a big day about 30 miles north of this city (on the railroad). It is estimated that about 25,000 to 30,000 Filipinos attended. Sergeant [William] Martin and [Carl] De Bolt got permissions to attend besides a great many Americans are invited. [Frank] Christopher, [James] Baird, [William] Kennedy, [George W.] Miller, [David] Twist, [Homer] Daugherty, John Curry and Ray Sparks are on the sick list.